Aquarium fish, parrots, breeding
Many people are aware of the fact that the breeding and keeping of aquarium fish has a calming effect on the human condition. The observation of these lovely, beautiful and colorful creatures really soothes and normalizes mood. There are many types of aquarium fish are quite undemanding in home maintenance, one of such species of fish are aquarium fishes-parrots. The breeding of these colourful fish isn’t troublesome, but does not allow neglect of the content of the aquarium.
Video on parrot cichlid with fry
And if you decide you want to breed aquarium fishes-parrots, then you need to learn more about these creatures: what they eat and how many times, the ratio of the contained substances in water and its temperature, how often to change water, and how the obstinate nature of these fish. Knowing all the conditions necessary for maintenance of fish-parrots, you will provide them with a comfortable existence, and his good mood from watching their livelihoods.
So what are the conditions required by the fish-parrots? Well, first, you need a volume, not less than 70 cm in length, aquarium. In this volume aquarium fish is enough space to swim, and “build relationships” with other inhabitants of the aquarium. Secondly, as fish-parrots often “monogamous” and if they find ceaparu, it is a long time – you need to include in the aquarium, two parrots, or not less than five. In no event it is impossible to keep fish of this species in the amount of three or four pieces – it can badly affect those who have not found a mate. In flocks of these fish live quite peacefully.
Spec with a female. The female is smaller in size
Feed the parrot fish can be as dry food, and small bloodworms. The fry need to feed, powder feed, Artemia. During spawning, the water temperature in the aquarium should be 25°C – 28°C, dH – not more than 8.0%, pH is 6.5%. If breeding the fry-parrots are planned, then the water temperature should not raise above 25°C. In the ordinary course of fish-parrots percentage of dH in the water can vary from 2% to 20%, and a pH of from 6% to 7.5%. Each week 30% of the total volume of water in the aquarium must be updated.